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Top 10 irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth - in pictures

The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a misty mountain refuge for nature in Colombia, to the rainforests of Madagascar, the elephant-rich …

The First Full-Length Trailer For 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

Marvel fans, get pumped. The first full-length trailer for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is here!<p>Chris Evans returns as the Captain along with Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) — with a new look — and S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson).<p>"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" …

Marvel Universe

Captain America Gets Back to Work in ‘The Winter Soldier’ Trailer

Marvel Studios unviled their trailer for <i>Captain America: The Winter Soldier</i> today, and one thing’s certain — we’re counting down the days until its …

Marvel Universe

How JJ Abrams can rescue “Star Wars”

The “Lost” creator has his work cut out for him, but he can start by restoring the franchise’s sense of wonder<p>Steven Lloyd Wilson<p>October 25, 2013 12:15pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pajiba<p>When I was about five years old, my parents took me to see <i>Return of the Jedi</i> in theaters, reasoning …

The Final ‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Trailer Is The Best Yet

A dastardly Donald Sutherland, a screaming Jennifer Lawrence, and an arena full of new threats.<p>The arrow-slinging Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence) is back in a final trailer for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" before its release next month.<p>This time, Everdeen is thrown back into the games she <i>just</i> won …

Movies

Learn How To Connect With Your Subject

Whether you photograph the stars that fill our skies, shoot macros of the smallest insects or anything in between - How do you connect with your …

Digital Photography

DIY: Polaroid Frame Tea Bag Tags

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Wouldn’t it be great to drink tea and show off some happy snaps at the same time?<p>It turns out you totally can! Talk …

Moon Photography: 6 Tips for Better Moon Photos - dPS

Moon Photography: To get the best possible pictures of our one-and-only moon, it's important to know a few things about it first.

Photography

Stop Motion Music Video Made From 4000 Portrait Photos

<i>Head in a cloud.</i> It’s the final line in the chorus of The Paper Kites’ new single “Young,” and it’s also the way that viewers feel as they watch the …

Fro Knows Photo Beginner Flash Guide - Review

The FroKnowsPhoto Beginner Flash Guide takes you from being hopelessly intimidated to supremely confident with speedlights and off-camera flash.

Photography

Want to Create Great Images? Stop Waiting to Get Lucky

We all get lucky sometimes, it’s a part of life. And some people are certainly luckier than others it seems, but depending on luck to get you through …

23 Cats Who Don't Want To Admit That They're Struggling With Adulthood

Being a grownup is just great, really.

The 35 Happiest Moments In Animal History

There are many happy moments in Happy Animal History, but these are the happiest. Makes you wonder why people even bother to study other kinds of history at all.

The 18 Types Of Annoying Cats You Meet On Instagram

"bae caught me sleeping."

The Only Cat Dubstep Vine You'll Ever Need To See

Wait for the drop.

27 Best Animal Snapchats Of All Time

They should just call it SnapCat, amiright guys?

17 Pets Who Won't Let You Poop In Peace

"I'ma watch you now, k?"

21 Cats Who Deserve An Apology

Because Halloween is for humans, not cats.

22 Cats Who Are Pretty Much Over This Whole "Monday" Thing

Join them in their anti-Monday cause.

Help, This Kitten's Bedtime Routine Is Literally Too Cute To Handle

BEDTIME WAS NEVER SUPPOSED TO BE THIS CUTE.

Meet The Intrepid Cat Who Travelled For 35km On Top Of A Van

Danger Cat, Away!

The 29 Most Cat Things To Ever Happen

"Just livin' my life, NGAF." — all cats, everywhere

23 Cats Who Are Going To Have Trust Issues

Permanent emotional damage. I hope you're happy.

See How Long You Can Watch This Kitten Reach For Its Dreams

SPOILER: YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO STOP.

23 Signs Your Cat Actually Owns You

If any of these are true of you, you may need to come to terms with the fact that you have essentially committed yourself to a life of indentured servitude to an ungrateful monster.

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week